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Summer of Tech programme expands to include local manufacturers
Posted on 24-Jul-2014 11:32Tags News, Computing

The success of the Summer of Tech student internship programme has seen it extended to Wellington manufacturing businesses this year. Comments (Comments)

NZForex sign up for RealMe online identification
Posted on 24-Jul-2014 11:30Tags News, Web media

It's even easier to sign up and transfer money internationally after a new agreement between international payments specialist NZForex and RealMe, to use its online identification service: new customers no longer need to physically present identification documents. Comments (Comments)

Acronis Backup-as-a-Service available in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 23-Jul-2014 10:01Tags News, Computing

The offering enables Value Added Resellers and Service Providers to expand their data protection offerings, localise an automated backup service, grow recurring revenue and kill churn. Comments (Comments)

Westpac trials HCE Digital Wallet technology
Posted on 22-Jul-2014 14:09Tags News, eWallet

Westpac is trialling Host Card Emulation (HCE) mobile payments, the first bank in New Zealand to actively do so and one of only a handful of banks globally to be using the innovative "digital wallet" technology. Comments (Comments)

Study shows social media as complaint forum for unhappy kiwi shoppers
Posted on 21-Jul-2014 12:40Tags News, Web media

Kiwis are unhappy with the way New Zealand businesses treat them, prefer to complain on Facebook and want something free in response to their complaint according to new research. Comments (Comments)

.nz TDL registrations from 1st September
Posted on 21-Jul-2014 11:37Tags News, Broadband

From that date, people will be able to register shorter, simpler, more representative names immediately before the .nz – as well as the more familiar-looking options like ".co.nz" and ".org.nz". Comments (Comments)

DIGITAL NATIONZ returns for a second year
Posted on 17-Jul-2014 14:19Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Consumer electronics and entertainment DIGITAL NATIONZ event returns for a second year, with a new format as it joins forces with the Gizmos, Gadgets and Technology Show. Comments (Comments)

One year to Windows Server 2003 end-of-support
Posted on 17-Jul-2014 10:16Tags News, Computing

Microsoft suggests a path to "mobile first, cloud first" world as one-year countdown to Windows Server 2003 end-of-support begins. Comments (Comments)

Apple and IBM in global partnership around enterprise mobility
Posted on 16-Jul-2014 09:13Tags News, Mobile

Apple and IBM have announced an exclusive partnership that teams the strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps, bringing IBM's big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad. Comments (Comments)

Telecom announces launch plans for 4G mobile broadband services over 700 MHz
Posted on 15-Jul-2014 14:12Tags News, 4G

Telecom, soon to be Spark New Zealand, announced today it intends to launch new 4G services in late August that will extend and accelerate the rollout of high speed mobile broadband across New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Vector Communications expand Auckland fibre footprint
Posted on 14-Jul-2014 11:09Tags News, Blog

The company can now connect more than 10,000 Auckland business addresses to its fibre network, a more than tenfold increase on its previous coverage. Comments (Comments)

Online auction site Wheedle to close
Posted on 11-Jul-2014 17:45Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Online auction site Wheedle is to close after its sole funder Neil Graham decided against further investment in the company. Comments (Comments)

New Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets available in New Zealand
Posted on 11-Jul-2014 10:12Tags News, Android

Samsung's thinnest and lightest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S, is hitting New Zealand shelves today so Kiwis can get their hands on the latest evolution in mobile display technology. Comments (Comments)

Amazon Web Services Introduces Amazon Zocalo
Posted on 11-Jul-2014 09:26Tags News, Web media

Amazon Zocalo lets users share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, webpages, images, PDFs, or text files with others, while keeping all data encrypted. Comments (Comments)

LG Display unveils 18-inch flexible and transparent OLED panels
Posted on 10-Jul-2014 20:53Tags News, Consumer Electronics

With these new panels, LG Display shows that it has already acquired fundamental technologies to lead the large-sized flexible and transparent display market. Comments (Comments)

Slingshot does it again: now accepting Bitcoin
Posted on 10-Jul-2014 11:14Tags News, Broadband

Last week Slingshot flicked the switch on Global Mode, and now the ISP is offering savvy Kiwi web users the chance to pay their broadband bill with Bitcoin. Comments (Comments)

Commerce Commission reminds consumers to watch out for in-app purchases
Posted on 10-Jul-2014 11:13Tags News, Mobile

The Commerce Commission is reminding consumers about the potential to accidentally make in-app purchases when using applications (apps) on their mobile devices. Comments (Comments)

Is that mobile app collecting more information than needed? Privacy Commissioner dishes out advice to developers
Posted on 9-Jul-2014 12:00Tags News, Privacy

The Privacy Commissioner has released a new resource for businesses and app developers to help them understand their legal obligations under the Privacy Act when collecting personal information through mobile apps. Comments (Comments)

Mobile phone recycling scheme gets New Zealand government approval
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 18:57Tags News, Mobile

Environment Minister Amy Adams has today announced that the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum's (TCF) mobile phone recycling programme has received government accreditation. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand to retire old email server
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 11:47Tags News, Blog

From today, Telecom will be contacting a group of email customers who will be affected by a change to its Xtra email service taking place at the end of September this year. Comments (Comments)

Telecom announces Naked Ultra Fibre
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 09:41Tags News, Broadband

From today New Zealanders have another option in the broadband space, with Telecom, soon to be Spark, announcing the launch of Naked Ultra Fibre. Comments (Comments)

Nielsen numbers show New Zealanders love for online shopping
Posted on 8-Jul-2014 09:41Tags News, Web media

New Zealanders shopping online "anytime, anyplace" on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, increased significantly last year. Comments (Comments)

Telecom Digital Ventures invests in NZ applications development startup App La Carte
Posted on 7-Jul-2014 14:35Tags News, Mobile

NZ startup app services company to benefit from Telecom investment. Comments (Comments)

Wellington Councils Explore Shared ICT Infrastructure Services
Posted on 4-Jul-2014 19:48Tags News, Computing

Four councils in the Wellington region are looking at the possible development of shared information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and how this could be managed. Comments (Comments)

Department of Internal Affairs wins major ICT award
Posted on 3-Jul-2014 19:42Tags News, Web media

Transforming the way government departments buy, access and use ICT has won the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) a 2014 Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ) Award. Comments (Comments)


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